MSc by Research in Biomedical Sciences: My First Experiences…

…by Rory / from Scotland / MScR Biomedical Sciences / 1st Year Thinking about applying to the MScR Biomedical Sciences course? Or been accepted and wondering what to expect?  I am going to tell you a little bit about a few of my first experiences and some things I wish I had known before starting … More MSc by Research in Biomedical Sciences: My First Experiences…

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying For a PhD…

…by Sinéad / from Ireland  / PhD Psychiatry / 4th Year 1. It’s supposed to be this stressful When I was firmly in the soul searching should I shouldn’t I phase of the PhD, I found myself really upset by how difficult I was finding the process. I felt ungrateful when I was spending time agonizing … More 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying For a PhD…

Why I decided to apply for postgraduate study…

…by Laura / from Ireland/ MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement / 1st Year Final year of your undergraduate degree is the year when everyone around you starts asking “what next?” – what is the next step in your life? What will you do with yourself in just a few months’ time? You’ve completed school. … More Why I decided to apply for postgraduate study…

Applying for an online masters degree…

…by James / from Canada / MSc Clinical Management of Pain / 1st year Hello, I’m James and I’m an Edinburgh Master’s student in the program of Multidisciplinary Clinical Pain Management. I’m Canadian, from the West Coast—you may already have correctly inferred that I am a vicarious Edinburgh student, gratefully taking advantage of the years … More Applying for an online masters degree…

Student Stories: A look back at 2018…

…by Cat Henderson / from Scotland / Student Recruitment Officer / studied Psychology at The University of Edinburgh from 2012 – 2016 The Student Stories blog, which focuses on sharing the experiences of both current and former University of Edinburgh students, has grown from strength to strength since launching back in 2016. To celebrate the … More Student Stories: A look back at 2018…

What I wish I knew when I was choosing my degree…

…by Leila / from Zimbabwe / studied Archaeology & Anthropology / completed her PhD in 2016 So, the end of School is fast approaching, and you have to make a choice: what degree am I going to do? It’s overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of courses across the country. For a lucky few, the answer to this … More What I wish I knew when I was choosing my degree…